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April 2019

Even with Modest Capital Gains Tax, Wealthiest Would Still Get Average of $36,000 from Trump Tax Cuts

Connecticut faces a $4 billion deficit over the Fiscal Years 2020-21 biennial budget.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
April 2019

A Balanced Approach to Revenues: Ensuring Fairness and Adequacy

As the General Assembly develops its biennial budget facing a $4 billion deficit, Connecticut Voices for Children urges legislators and the Governor to adopt a balanced approach by adopting revenue

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
April 2019

Connecticut's Estate Tax Brings Needed Revenues and Enhances Fairness

Connecticut’s estate tax is an important source of revenue for the state, raising $223.8 million in Fiscal Year 2018.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
April 2019

Policing Connecticut's Hallways: The Prevalence and Impact of School Resource Officers in Connecticut

While the presence of police officers in Connecticut schools does not appear to contribute to a safer school climate or improved academic outcomes, it may contribute to more Latino students being a

Issue Areas:
Education, Juvenile Justice
April 2019

Building an Early Child Care and Education System as a Strategy for Workforce Development in Connecticut: A Case for Employer Support

When children have access to high-quality care and education, there are benefits to the child, the child’s family, and community as a whole.

Issue Area:
Early Care
April 2019

Race Matters: Protecting Access to Student Data on Race and Ethnicity in Connecticut

Every child in the state deserves a high-quality education that allows them to pursue their dreams and goals.

Issue Areas:
Education, Juvenile Justice
March 2019

Care 4 Kids Primer

Care 4 Kids, the state’s child care subsidy program, provides critical assistance to eligible families who demonstrate the need for care but may struggle to afford to pay for child care.

Issue Area:
Early Care
March 2019

Impact of the Governor's FY 2020-2021 Budget on Children and Families

Connecticut’s long-term fiscal health and economic growth depend on policies that improve equity and support our most vulnerable families and children.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
March 2019

Connecticut's Radical New Budget Rules: Locking in Decreased Investment in our State for the Next Decade

Faced with increasingly difficult decisions in crafting the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-19 biennial budget, the Connecticut General Assembly found itself at an impasse.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
December 2018

Who I Am, Where I Belong, and Where I’m Going: Promoting Positive Identity Development for Youth in Connecticut Foster Care

For most adolescents, developing their own identity is one of the central aspects of teenage life.

Issue Area:
Child Welfare